Review definition

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To consider retrospectively; look back on.

Reviewed the day's events.

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To subject to a formal inspection, especially a military inspection.
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To look over, study, or examine again.

Reviewed last week's lesson.

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To write critical reviews, especially for a newspaper or magazine.
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A reexamination or reconsideration.
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To examine with an eye to criticism or correction.

Reviewed the research findings.

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To write or give a critical report on (a new work or performance, for example).
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The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation.
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A magazine containing articles of criticism and appraisal, often in a specific field.

A law review.

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To survey in thought, speech, or writing; make or give a survey of.
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(law) To evaluate (a decision made by or action taken by a lower court) to determine whether any error was made.
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To go over or restudy material.

Reviewing for a final exam.

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A retrospective view or survey.
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Reexamination; specif., judicial reexamination, as by a higher court of the decision of a lower court.
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A looking back on; retrospective view or survey, as of past events or experiences.
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The definition of a review is an examination, report, survey or evaluation.

An example of review is a supervisor evaluating an employee's performance as a reason to give a salary increase.

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To go over (lessons, a subject, etc.) again, as in study or recitation.
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To review books, plays, etc., as for a newspaper.
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A critical report and evaluation, as in a newspaper or magazine, of a recent book, play, etc., or of a performance, concert, etc.
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To examine or inspect; specif., to inspect (troops, etc.) formally.
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To give or write a critical report and evaluation of (a recent book, play, performance, etc.)
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To reexamine; specif., to reexamine judicially (a lower court's decision)
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Review is defined as to look over, examine or study someone or something again.

An example of review is a teacher looking at a student's assignment for a second time to make sure the correct grade was given.

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(law) An evaluation conducted by a higher court of a decision made or action taken by a lower court to determine whether any error was made.
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A musical show consisting of often satirical skits, songs, and dances; a revue.
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A restudying of subject matter.
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An exercise for use in restudying material.
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A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
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A periodical devoted to articles and essays on current affairs, literature, or art.
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An inspection or examination for the purpose of evaluation.
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A formal military inspection.
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A formal military ceremony held in honor of a person or occasion.
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A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review.
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A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact.

I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it.

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An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.

The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.

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(law) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.

The victims demanded a full judical review of the case.

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A stage show made up of sketches etc.

The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces.

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A survey of the available items or material.

The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants.

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A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.

The Times Literary Review is published in London.

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A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.

The troops assembled for a review by the Queen.

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A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.

The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.

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To survey; to look broadly over.

Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem.

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To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.

The critic reviews every new play in London.

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To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.
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An examination or inspection; specif., a formal inspection, as of troops on parade or of ships, by a high-ranking officer, or as a ceremony honoring some dignitary.
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(now rare) To view, or look at, again.
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To look back on; view in retrospect.
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A looking at or looking over again.
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A general survey, report, or account.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
review
Plural:
reviews

Origin of review

  • Probably from Middle English inspection of military forces from Old French revue review from feminine past participle of reveeir to see again from Latin revidēre re- re- vidēre to see weid- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French reveue (French: revue), feminine past participle of revoir (French: revoir), from Latin revidere.

    From Wiktionary